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Why energy sector stocks aren’t keeping up with soaring oil prices

William Watts
Why energy sector stocks aren’t keeping up with soaring oil prices

With oil prices rallying sharply since the end of last year, it would be natural to expect energy-sector stocks to be tearing the roof of the market. “Energy currently offers the best risk-reward,” wrote J.P. Morgan quantitative analysts led by Dubravko Lakos-Bujas, in a Friday note. Since the end of last year, both oil and the stock market have come roaring back from a steep fourth-quarter selloff.